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February fun for all the family [Coventry newsletter]

February fun for all the family [Coventry newsletter]

Published: Friday, 05 March 2021

It has been a bleak January, to say the least, but there is still hope for the year ahead.

Coventry UK City Of Culture 2021 Update

Coventry UK City Of Culture 2021 Update

Published: Tuesday, 02 March 2021

Coventry UK City of Culture Trust shares an update on preparations for its year of culture, which starts on 15 May 2021 and runs for 12 months.

Edible eats and treats from Coventry Business

Edible eats and treats from Coventry Business

Published: Friday, 26 February 2021

Whether it’s cheering yourself or someone else up, celebrating a special occasion or just showing someone you care, food and drink is often the perfect treat.

Coventry City of culture trust launches city host volunteer programme [News]

Coventry City of culture trust launches city host volunteer programme [News]

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2021

“Coventry needs you!” that’s the message to people of all ages and backgrounds across the city who want to get involved in the historic UK City of Culture year.

Work begins on Cathedral Unity Lawns [News]

Work begins on Cathedral Unity Lawns [News]

Published: Thursday, 18 February 2021

A new scheme, set to revitalise Coventry Cathedral’s Unity Lawn, began last week on February 8.

21 Things to look forward to in 2021

21 Things to look forward to in 2021

Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2021

We all know 2020 was a year like no other. Thankfully, 2020 has finally come to an end, bringing with it the hope of a better 2021.

Plans to create a national Collections Centre have been announced [News]

Plans to create a national Collections Centre have been announced [News]

Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Plans for a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to create a joint arts and culture facility of national and international standing are to be discussed by councillors next week.

Cooking at home with Coventry businesses - and how to involve the whole family

Cooking at home with Coventry businesses - and how to involve the whole family

Published: Monday, 15 February 2021

With restaurants closed for much of the last year, we’ve all been doing a bit more cooking at home.

All-electric bus city plan commitment by winter 2025 [News]

All-electric bus city plan commitment by winter 2025 [News]

Published: Tuesday, 09 February 2021

Coventry will receive £50m to fund 297 all-electric buses that will be on city streets by 2025.

Belgrade Theatre launches Spring Season 2021

Belgrade Theatre launches Spring Season 2021

Published: Friday, 05 February 2021

Discover hit musicals, nail-biting drama, and more as Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture begins.

Exciting plans to transform St Mary’s Guildhall given approval [News]

Exciting plans to transform St Mary’s Guildhall given approval [News]

Published: Tuesday, 26 January 2021

A £1.4m bid to help transform Coventry’s St Mary’s Guildhall into a major visitor attraction has been given the go ahead by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Ideas for a Coventry lockdown date night

Ideas for a Coventry lockdown date night

Published: Monday, 25 January 2021

Date nights aren’t quite what they used to be. In 2021, staying in is the new going out, but it doesn’t mean you can’t do something special.

Looking forward to 2021... [January e-Newsletter]

Looking forward to 2021... [January e-Newsletter]

Published: Thursday, 21 January 2021

Coventry, like the rest of England, is in lockdown for the coming weeks, but we are remaining positive and looking forward to what's ahead in our exciting UK City of Culture year.

A warm welcome to the city [News]

A warm welcome to the city [News]

Published: Monday, 18 January 2021

Plans for a striking new visitor information pod to be installed at Coventry Railway Station have been submitted to the Planning Committee.

Coventry’s beautiful green spaces

Coventry’s beautiful green spaces

Published: Thursday, 14 January 2021

The sunshine has disappeared and the leaves have fallen from the trees, which can only mean that winter is well and truly here, bringing a third national lockdown with it.

Final days to enter first Coventry & Warwickshire  food and drink awards

Final days to enter first Coventry & Warwickshire food and drink awards

Published: Monday, 11 January 2021

Rising to the challenges of the pandemic is at the heart of three special awards for businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire.

Veganuary options in Coventry

Veganuary options in Coventry

Published: Friday, 08 January 2021

It’s January and for many of us, when it comes to food and drink that means making some different choices.

New lighting switched on in Greyfriars Green [News]

New lighting switched on in Greyfriars Green [News]

Published: Thursday, 24 December 2020

Colourful new rainbow lighting has been installed along the path in Greyfriars Green, lighting up the walk between Coventry railway station and Bull Yard.

Free parking in Council car parks over Christmas

Free parking in Council car parks over Christmas

Published: Monday, 21 December 2020

Coventry City Council is offering free parking in its car parks over the Christmas period beginning on Saturday 19 December.

Celebrating Coventry’s Independent Food and Drink Businesses

Celebrating Coventry’s Independent Food and Drink Businesses

Published: Thursday, 10 December 2020

Coventry is home to a thriving food and drink scene that reflects its truly diverse culture, with the opportunity to try cuisine from across the world all in the heart of our historic city.

Food and drink gift guide

Food and drink gift guide

Published: Thursday, 10 December 2020

No matter what the occasion, food is always guaranteed to be a good gift - especially in these times. Coventry’s food and drink scene don’t stop with restaurants, bars and cafes.